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Ernest C. Fasoldt Lacquered Brass Monocular Microscope

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Ernest C. Fasoldt Lacquered Brass Monocular Microscope, 55 and 57 Church Street, Albany, New York, c. 1890, with rack-and-pinion coarse focusing, Lister limb with micrometer fine focusing at rear, circular brass stage with stage clip, single objective lens, plano/concave mirror with manual vertical adjustment on a pivoting dovetailed arm, dual tapering pillars attached to the tripod foot with calibrated rotating scale, and engraved on base in script E.C. Fasoldt Albany/N.Y., ht. closed 17 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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